Cole, William J
Cole, William J.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born about 1843. He began preaching at the age of eighteen, under the direction of the Canadian Wesleyan Conference; removed to Charleston, S.C., in 1865; immediately connected himself with the South Carolina Mission Conference, and in its active ranks died, July 13, 1867. Mr. Cole possessed uncommon mental power, a remarkable winsomeness of manner, a prepossessing personal appearance, and an energy and perseverance that knew no hinderance. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1868, page 1.